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Sona Shahani Shukla
New Delhi, India
08/18/2022
03:23 am

Equipment Details:

Equipment used:
🔭8” Skywatcher Flextube dobsonian
📸 ZWO ASI178 MC
Televue 2.5x Powermate
UV/IR Filter
EQ platform

Post-processing Details:

Captured in Sharpcap:
Capture Area=800x600
Colour Space=RGB24
Gain=280
Exposure=5.7050ms

55% of 5412 frames stacked in ASi3, sharpened in Registax and fine tuning in PS.

Image Details:

Lunar Surface image featuring - Eratosthenes crater, which is a relatively deep lunar impact crater that lies on the boundary between the Mare Imbrium and Sinus Aestuum mare regions. It forms the western terminus of the Montes Apenninus mountain range.
This crater is believed to have formed around 3.2 billion years ago.
Named after an ancient Greek astronomer who estimated the circumference of the Earth and distance from Earth to Sun.

During moments of rare good seeing while imaging the moon disc, I couldn't help but notice this beautiful feature of lunar surface and imaged it in high resolution.

Hope you all ike it!
Clear Skies!